We trialled four at-home bikes. Here’s our verdict

An indoor bike is a big investment. You’ve got to be committed. And more than that, you’ve got to be sure you’ll use it. You also need a decent amount of space, which for apartment dwellers is difficult, particularly if the spare room has become the home office in recent […]

Echinacea as a potential force against coronavirus infections

The spread of infections from animals to humans is referred to as zoonosis. Earlier zoonotic episodes include the transmission of Yersinia pestis (plague) from a rodent flea or Ebola spreading from apes to humans, resulting in millions of deaths in Europe and Africa. Respiratory viruses such as influenza have been […]

Some States Still Pushing Ineffective Covid Antibody Treatments

As the omicron variant completes its sweep across the U.S., states with scarce supplies of monoclonal antibody therapies continue to use two treatments that federal health officials warn no longer work against the highly contagious version of the virus that causes covid-19. The antibody treatment now most recommended is sotrovimab from GlaxoSmithKline […]

Becoming A Sex Worker Helped Me Truly Love My Body

I’d always secretly wanted to be a sex worker. I just didn’t think I could actually do it. While most people who say this are squeamish about the idea of paid sex with strangers, what I actually meant was, “I don’t think anyone would want to pay to have sex […]

Two Abstracts About Unapproved Heart Technology Retracted

A group of heart researchers have lost two meeting abstracts after, according to one of the authors, companies said the data were proprietary and couldn’t be published. But it’s not clear the companies did so. The studies appeared in the journal Heart Rhythm , the official journal of the Heart […]

Shingles: The lesser-known warning symptom found in your ears

Loose Women: Eamonn Holmes discusses his issues with shingles We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Shingles […]

Myopia progressed faster in children under COVID-19 lockdowns

(HealthDay)—Myopia progressed more rapidly in schoolchildren exposed to more COVID-19-related lockdown measures, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in JAMA Network Open. Kai Yip Choi, Ph.D., from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and colleagues examined the associations of COVID-19-related lockdown measures and optical defocus treatment with myopia progression […]